TGS: Cookie Dough. Classic and full of sugar. Also how I would describe myself.
KLC: Where’s the coolest place you’ve ever traveled to and what was so cool about it?
TGS: Oh gosh- I hope I haven't been there yet. Want to go somewhere cool with me?
KLC: YES! If it has a beach and we can leave in 5 minutes.
KLC: Name one movie you can quote and then quote it.
TGS: I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don't want to sell anything bought or processed, buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold bought or processed, or repair anything sold, bought or processed. You know, as a career I don't want to do that.
- Everyman Lloyd Dobler in Say Anything.
KLC: Pick one: Eleanor Roosevelt, Angela Davis, or Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
TGS: Gotta go with Eleanor because presidential history is my jam and also five year-old me was obsessed with Annie. (I am sorry if I am making a mockery of these questions. This is me being serious.)
KLC: The United States electoral process is ____________________
TGS: a device Aaron Sorkin made up for great television drama.
KLC: What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever done to get someone’s attention?
TGS: You name it, I've done it.
KLC: If you had the opportunity to patent a brand new product, what might that be?
TGS: I can't tell you until I get the patent! (And also think of the product.)
KLC: Which of the following is least likely to ever exist: bigfoot, elves, or government regulation on Wall Street?
TGS: Gotta go with bigfoot. Really want to believe in the other 2.
KLC: Can you share something about yourself that no one has ever asked you about in an interview before?
TGS: The rumors about Christopher Walken and me are, sadly, not true.
Tasha Gordon-Solmon is a recipient of the Dramatist Guild Fellowship, a Clubbed Thumb Falcon, a member of the New Georges Jam, and an alumna of the Ars Nova Playgroup. Her writing has been published in The Brooklyn Rail, The Dramatist, and The Huffington Post. She is a proud 52nd Street Project volunteer and friend of Kara Lee Corthron.